The Sin-Eater 2

oil painting on wood
Finished black edges
Ready to Hang Varnished and 
Signed on Back
2022
One-of-a-kind
 x 1" d 16" h  x 16" w
10 lbs. 0 oz.
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About this artwork

"It is fascinating that sins are nothing more than someone or some institution labeled as wrong," says artist Sumner Crenshaw. She paints a powerful portrayal of a figure embracing her faults, with curved and straight lines evoking a sense of movement in the composition. "I think being in touch with our dark side is how we grow and create," adds Sumner. Sin-eating was a ritual practice, with the idea that a deceased person can be cleansed of their wrongs when another person consumes their vices.

Artist Sumner Crenshaw

Sumner Crenshaw

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